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Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction Literature (Historical Dictionaries of Literature & the Arts 1)

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The term "science fiction" first came into common use in the late 1920s, when it was attached to one of the many new genres spawned by the American pulp magazines during a brief period of hectic diversification. The kinds of fiction gathered under the label included those previously grouped together in Britain as "scientific romances" and certain kinds of French "contes ph ...more
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Published April 19th 2004 by Scarecrow Press
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